Miller Place-Rocky Point
For years, Savino's Hideaway was a family favorite on the corner of North Country Road and Pipe Stave Hollow road in Mt. Sinai. The past few years, however, the restaurant remained dark as the Sguera family worked through a lawsuit and property issues in a fight to reopen. Now, the Hideaway has opened and is offering many of the same menu favorites that made them so popular years ago, with a new upscale feel inside.
Maria Carson, daughter of Savino Sguera, who first opened the restaurant in 1976, is looking forward to the response they get from old customers returning to the same great food with a new, modern look.
"We want to keep the same family concept where the prices are reasonable, but we made the feeling of the place more upscale but still inviting," Carson said.
When Kathy Fahy visited Port Jefferson from upstate New York for the first time this spring, a friend introduced her to on East Main Street and she fell in love with the Christmas shop.
“I am a bit of a Christmas goonie,” Fahy said.
The women who ran The Red Sled told her that the store was closing because the owner was retiring but Fahy had other plans.
“I decided that while the owner would prefer to close and retire, the iconic spirit and passion of Christmas embodied in ‘The Red Sled’ needed to continue in Port Jefferson,” she said.
With the help of the store employees, Margot Garant’s law office and moral support from her friends, Fahy was able to buy the shop and reopen just in time for the season.
Main Catch, a fine seafood restaurant, has opened its doors in the former site of Southside Fish & Clams and is ready to serve its diners.
The Commack restaurant is still run by the same ownership, but has put a new focus on their customers. Main Catch is a full-service restaurant featuring seafood, steak and sushi on Jericho Turnpike, where Southside was previously self serve.
Smithtown officials gathered Monday to mull over the town's options for collecting trash and recyclables after news of recent fraud.
Smithtown Supervisor Patrick Vecchio said several of the town's department heads met Monday morning to debate how to move forward with solid waste collections after one of garbage carters, Jody Enterprises, had .
Kelly Komorowski thinks everyone should dance and for eleven years she has been giving the Kings Park community the chance to do just that.
A New York State judge has mandated that a local head shop immediately stop selling illegal designer drugs that are allegedly mislabeled as well as pay thousands of dollars in fines for selling them, according to a report published Wednesday in Newsday.
Newsday has that Pavilion, which recently relocated to Setauket from its location in Stony Brook, was one of three head shops on Long Island cited by the state attorney general for selling the drugs.
The judge imposed $22,000 in fines, according to the report.
The court ruling officially banned the sale of synthetic or designer drugs.